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Global Transit Fare Collection Systems Report 2016

Global Mass Transit Research has released the second edition of the Global Transit Fare Collection Systems Report - the most comprehensive and up-to-date study on the sector on January 15, 2016.

The report has 936 pages and comprises four distinct sections.

Part 1 of the report (64 pages) describes the existing state of and the expected opportunities in the global transit fare collection industry in terms of market analysis, development of standards, comparative analysis of existing products, pilot projects, major trends, recent procurements, requirements for new systems, and technological developments to support multi-modal and multi-operator ticketing at the local, regional and national levels.

The report discusses the role of financial services companies, impact of fare policy, improvements in transit operations efficiency, delivery of value-added services as well as key issues and challenges in the adoption of new technologies such as near-field communications (NFC). It outlines the upcoming opportunities in the procurement of automated fare collection (AFC) systems.

Part 2 of the report (624 pages) provides updated information on public transport and fare collection system for 105 cities. The report covers 50 countries organised into five regions: North America; Latin America; Europe; Middle East and Africa; and Asia-Pacific.

The report presents information on key players, fare policy, fare media, ticketing technology, level of integration and interoperability, delivery of value-added services to passengers, and plans to upgrade existing systems or develop new systems based on contactless smart cards, bank cards, mobile ticketing, NFC-enabled devices, smart wallets, etc.

Each city has unique experiences in utilising existing systems and implementing upgrades or new systems. Through its coverage of existing and planned public transportation systems with ridership estimates, the report provides a holistic view and the context to assess present situation of operational ticketing system and opportunities for future procurement.
Each project profile provides information on:

  • Background
  • Key players
  • Existing public transport system
  • Fare media and system technology
  • Fares and fare policy
  • Key issues
  • Future plans
  • Recent developments

Part 3 of the report (155 pages) provides company profiles of 150 vendors from the ticketing industry.

Part 4 (Appendix) of the report provides a directory of the project contacts (developers and operators of public transport systems); outline of the research methodology; and a list of the tables and figures presented in the report.

The report aims to serve organisations interested in the transit fare collection systems -transport authorities, operators, service and technology providers, equipment manufacturers and suppliers, EPC contractors, investors/lenders, research organisations, industry consultants, regulatory agencies, development institutions, etc.

The report is available in PDF format and is priced at USD 4,000. As a special offer for Public Transport Authorities/Agencies, the report is priced at USD 3,500.

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